Why Fanfiction Is a Great Place to Start a Writing Career

Go ahead and laugh. I know fanfiction is often regarded as Real Writing's ugly step-cousin. It's the dregs of the written word, where art and creativity go to be brutally murdered. If you don't know, fanfiction is any story written in or about an existing piece of art. Like writing a new episode of Lost. … Continue reading Why Fanfiction Is a Great Place to Start a Writing Career

A Creator’s Journey #1–Fanficing

You would think that after fourteen years of writing I would learn to click that little "Save" button in the upper-left corner at least once per day. Nope. My computer reset itself for unknown reasons and now I've lost a page of material. It's only a page, yes, but that page represented a full day's … Continue reading A Creator’s Journey #1–Fanficing